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AUSSEY-1 - |-|ollywooQ Sights and Sounds By Robin Coons...
|-|ollywooQ Sights and Sounds By Robin Coons HOLLYWOOD—The Hollywood accent today is on accents, notably >e French. While Representative Dickstein' argued in Washington on his bill to restrict the importation of fore- iga artists, Hollywood already was in the midst of such a harvesting of foreign talents as it had not known since pre-talkie times. When Maurice Chevalier left, the French counted for little in the Hollywood cash register until Si- moce Simon and Charles Boyer chalked up decisions. They have been followed by Fernand Gravet (strictly speaking a Belgian), Else Argall and Germaine Aussey. An- nabeUa—that's all—finds the welcome mat out since her "Wings Of the Morning." Flopped At First | The current vogue for foreigners iss in contrast to the celerity with which they were deposed in early talkie times. Bmil Jannings, Conrad Veidt and Viima Banky were among the leaders who called it a day in English-speaking films. Many supporting players—typically Armand Kaliz, Mischa A'uer, Albert Conti—either spoke English well enough to stay on or learned it, but

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  1. Big Spring Daily Herald,
  2. 22 Apr 1937, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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